Home Depot Supply has been shopping for distributors and occasionally contractors since 1997 when it bought Maintenance Warehouse. Since that time, Home Depot Supply, which is forecasting 2006 sales of $12 billion, has purchased companies in the following market segments: electrical, construction supplies, lumber, industrial supplies, tools, fasteners, plumbing and carpeting. These acquisitions include:

  • Hughes Supply

  • Georgia Lighting Supply

  • Texas Contractors Supply

  • Western Fasteners

  • Southwest Rebar and Southwest Concrete Accessories

  • Greenwald Supply and Greenwald Industrial Products

  • Wire Products of Hawaii

  • West Tool Inc.

  • Brock Tool & Supply Inc.

  • Lakeside Contractors Supply

  • White Cap Construction Supply

  • Forest Products Supply

  • Williams Supply

  • Creative Touch Interiors

  • Rice Planter Carpets

  • Brafasco

  • Apex Supply